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CompuGROUP: Already More than 10,000 telemed.net Users telemed.net Sets German Healthcare System's Networking Standard

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Koblenz (euro adhoc) - Koblenz (Germany) - November 18, 2008: With more than 10,000 telemed.net  users, CompuGROUP Holding AG, the leading European eHealth provider  with  headquarters in Koblenz, sets the German healthcare system's  networking  standard  right  on time for MEDICA. telemed.net has now established itself as  the   leading  player in the intersectoral communication market.

In order to work efficiently, the healthcare system's actors  must   be  able  to rely  on  open  cross-business,  trans-sectoral   electronic  communication  that reaches as many participants in the healthcare system as possible. This  applies to doctors, hospitals and doctors' networks as well as to  the  Associations  of Statutory Health  Insurance  Physicians  (Kassenärztliche  Vereinigungen)    and governmental health insurances. Here, the motto is:  The  simpler,   the  better. And: More means more efficiency.

telemed.net, the open communications platform  of  telemed  Online   Service  für Heilberufe GmbH, a  subsidiary  of  CompuGROUP  Holding AG,  has  already  been adopted by more than 10,000 users  as  a   simple  and  affordable  intersectoral online communication   infrastructure.  Not  only  does  telemed.net  enable  the uncomplicated and secure exchange of medical information and   documents  between doctors in governmental healthcare - it also offers,  for  example,  integration with the CORDOBA net file, data   exchange  with  hospitals,  online-delivery  of invoices  to   Associations  of  Statutory  Health    Insurance    Physicians    and participation in managed care contracts.

Its outstanding versatility as well as its integration into medical   information systems fuels the rapid acceptance of telemed.net as  the preferred  networking solution for all parties involved in the healthcare system. This is why to  date more than 10,000 users have   decided  that  telemed.net  is  their  solution  of choice. Among others, these are the users of the ALBIS,  CompuMED,  DATA  VITAL, MEDISTAR and TurboMed information systems for doctors. Together, they represent approximately 50% of the entire market. A  decisive   advantage  for  telemed.net users is the fact that  existing   structures  and  standards  are  kept  without having to use new telematics platforms with small user numbers.

The enormous potential of intersectoral  networking  based  on  the   telemed.net standard are showcased at MEDICA  2008  via  CompuGROUP   Future.net.  Future.net impressively demonstrates the exchange of information and data with the  CORDOBA net file, the ISPro doctor portal and the acute care solution  sytema.fd-klinika as well as the rehabilitation solution systema.lifeCure.

"The  integration  with  information  systems  is  a  decisive   factor  for  the acceptance of intersectoral communication. It has made telemed.net into what  it is today - it is  now  at  the  top   of  the  league  of  networking  solutions. telemed.net stands for CompuGROUP's competence and role  as  a  pioneer  in  the networking of actors in the healthcare and welfare  systems,"  underlines  Frank Gotthardt, Chairman of the Board of CompuGROUP Holding AG.

About CompuGROUP Holding AG CompuGROUP is one of the  leading   eHealth  companies  worldwide.  Its  software products, designed to support  all  medical  and  organizational  activities  in doctors' offices  and  hospitals,  its  information  services  for  all   parties involved in the healthcare system and  its  web-based   personal  health  records contribute  towards  safer  and  more   efficient  healthcare.  The  services  of CompuGROUP are based on its unique  customer  base  of  about  330,000  doctors, dentists,   hospitals,  associations  and  networks  as  well  as  other  service providers. CompuGROUP is the eHealth company with  the  biggest   coverage  among eHealth service  providers  worldwide.  The  company operates  in  14  European countries, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and in   South  Africa  and  currently  employs around 2,600 people.

About telemed Online Service für Heilberufe GmbH telemed Online Service für Heilberufe GmbH with headquarters  in  Koblenz  is  a subsidiary of CompuGROUP Holding AG, a worldwide  leading  provider   of  eHealth solutions. With more than 21,000 users, telemed is among the  leading  providers of online communications services for  the   healthcare  system.  telemed  offers access to a medical intranet and thus to a  platform  for  secure  communication and data transfer to doctors, dentists, clinics and all  other  participants  in the healthcare system. Moreover, telemed delivers special  value-added   services to its users, such as telemed.net  technology,  which  -   once  integrated  into medical information systems - help them to save  time  and  money  during  daily routines. telemed is  a   certified  KV-SafeNet-Provider  recognized  by  fifteen Associations of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians.

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